This Week In Atlanta: Cinderella; Slingin’ Wings; And More

This week you can check out the opening day of the Grant Park Farmers Market. (Courtesy of Jenna Shea Mobley)

Begin the month of April by trying something new.

Eat chicken wings prepared by local vendors at the Slingin’ Wings Festival. Or watch improv performances during a carnival being thrown by Dad’s Garage Theatre.

Here’s what to expect for events happening in Atlanta this week.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

When: April 5-7, Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.

Where: Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta

Cost: $95

The Tony award-winning Broadway musical will be making a stop in Atlanta. The performance will include classic songs, such as “In My Own Little Corner” and “Ten Minutes Ago.”

Spring Festival on Ponce

When: April 6- 7, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 1451 Ponce De Leon Avenue, NE / Olmsted Linear Park, Atlanta

Cost: Free

More than 125 artists from Atlanta and nearby will be setting up their booths at this event. Food trucks and a children’s area will be on the festival grounds.

Slingin’ Wings Festival

When: April 6, noon to 7 p.m.

Where: Heritage Sandy Springs, 6110 Blue Stone Road, Sandy Springs

Cost: $17 for General Admission, $35 for the Wing Lover’s Ticket

Attendees will be able to pair their chicken wings with brews at this event. General admission tickets include four wing vouchers, entry into the festival grounds and a People’s Choice voters ballot. Wing Lover’s ticket holders will get 15 wing vouchers and a tumbler.

Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival

When: April 6, 1 to 6 p.m.

Where: Dad’s Garage Theatre Company, 569 Ezzard St SE, Atlanta

Cost: $10 for Merrymaker, $55 for Ringmaster

This yearly fundraiser by Dad’s Garage Theatre will be a carnival that stationed in the non-profit’s parking lot. Improvisers will be going around the festival to booths, such as the “Flip Cup Tournament.” The Merrymaker ticket will get admission and access to the petting zoo and booths. The Ringmaster ticket grants unlimited amounts of beer and carnival rides along with the Merrymaker ticket perks.

Spring Opening Day at Grant Park Farmers Market

When: April 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Grant Park Farmers Market, 600 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta

Cost: Free

On the opening day of the Grant Park Farmers Market, new and returning merchants will be selling their fresh produce, meats, bread and more.

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